PICU Travel Nursing Jobs and Salary

Nurses who specialize in pediatrics, or children's medicine, hold a very special place in the hearts of the families of the patients in their care. A pediatric intensive care unit nurse (PICU nurse) tends to have the tenacity needed to make it in this highly demanding nursing unit. PICU nurses often thrive in busy hospitals and are able to handle the stress of high-acuity patients.

As PICU nurses are always in demand, American Mobile has a ton of high paying PICU travel nurse jobs waiting to be filled. You can write your own ticket to nursing success with amazing opportunities all over the country. As a PICU travel nurse, your job description won’t change, and you’ll be responsible for the normal duties you’re already familiar with in patients up to age 18. Traveling PICU nurses work in tandem with physicians and other health professionals, assisting in the care of patients with life-threatening or high-acuity conditions, from illness to recovery.

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PICU Travel Nurse Salary: Earn up to $6,800/week

As an experienced PICU nurse in a traditional setting, you’ve probably made a range of salaries. According to Ziprecruiter.com, a PICU nurse makes an average salary of $94,000.

How much do PICU travel nurses make? Our PICU travel nurses often earn $1,460 to $6,800 a week while on an American Mobile travel nursing assignment. This means you can earn up to $88,400 on a 13-week PICU travel nurse assignment. Weekly compensation packages vary by state and facility, so it’s important to express your location preferences as well as the salary you expect to find the ideal assignment.  

PICU Travel Nurse Qualifications

If you have a nursing degree from an accredited nursing school and have worked for a minimum of one year in the pediatric intensive care unit, we’d love to help you find an assignment. Some healthcare systems look for PICU nurses with 2 years of clinical experience.

Take a moment to connect with a member of our experienced team, today. There’s no pressure to do anything, and we will answer any, and all, of your questions surrounding a career as a traveling PICU nurse. Simply complete the form on this page to connect and learn more.

Why Take the Leap?

Travel nursing allows our nurses to explore, live near family or friends, and essentially embrace a change of pace in their daily routine. Others simply want to grow their nursing careers in a variety of facility types, learn new EMRs or make new friends. Where you go and how long you choose to work are entirely up to you. All assignment lengths are easily accessible while doing a job PICU job search.

Join Other Traveling Nurses Today!

There has truly never been a better time for clinicians just like you to explore the world of travel nursing. As one of the most respected travel nursing companies in the nation, American Mobile can help you achieve success. We have relationships with the nation’s most respected healthcare systems, giving you front-of-the-line access to hiring managers.

We know you have something special to share with patients, so let’s connect and find the perfect niche for your PICU skills and personal growth. To find out more about PICU travel nursing jobs, connect with a recruiter by completing the form on the right of this page. Together, we’ll find the perfect jobs for your preferred lifestyle and needs.

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*Disclaimer: Wages for PICU travel nursing jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

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